FACILITIES 22 rooms with capacity for 60 persons equipped with private bath and some with shared bath; including 3 cabinas with private balconies, telephone in the reception area equipped for handling international calls by credit card, fax, e-mail, hot water in showers, security box in reception for safekeeping of personal items, laundry service available, parking area and free information on activities to do.
DESCRIPTION The Pension El Sueño is a family owned and operated lodge in the center of Santa Elena, a small village next to the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. A favorite for budget travelers and backpackers, the lodging is hosted by a family originally from the Monteverde area. The eating/kitchen and reception areas are surrounded by the rooms, all with their outside private entrances. Three new rooms have been recently built at the back of the property. Breakfast is served daily between 6 and 8 a.m. and is very reasonably priced. Lunch and dinner are also available by request at good prices, and a homemade lunch will be made to go upon request, if you're spending the day in one of the nearby parks. Transportation service is also available to the parks as well as Arenal Volcano. The friendly owner, Rafa Trejos and his family, are helpful hosts, and offer horseback tours from their nearby farm
TRANSPORTATION There are transportation services (private, air conditioned, 4 whell drive) to all destinations in Costa Rica. To La Fortuna/Arenal Volcano 2 and a half hours - one way trip. Taxi or boat are the fastest way to get to Fortuna from Monteverde.
Tours in Monteverde
Simply put, nothing compares to the feeling of flying along a forest zip line or peering into the upper canopy from a 100-foot hanging bridge.
Furnishes visitors with cultural, historical and gastronomical appreciations for the so-called "grano de oro," of Costa Rica.
During the Night Tour, participants are equipped with a flashlight and led through the trails, to search for a slew nocturnal creatures.